Tag: Harry Potter

Your fan theories are ruining your moving-going experience

Your fan theories are ruining your moving-going experience
Fan theories and fandoms can be incredible. The ability to nerd out with random strangers about something that you love is one of life’s great pleasures. I grew up along side the birth of internet fandom. Harry Potter was one of the first fandoms that took off online, primarily during the years-long gaps between books... Read more »

My Favorite Books of 2017 (and the female authors who wrote them)

My Favorite Books of 2017 (and the female authors who wrote them)
It’s been a packed year of books and a tough year for women. Maybe in some twisted way it seems triumphant, like a forward march towards equality, but really it’s been painful, angry, and exhausting. 2017 feels like one giant I-told-you-so, but already I can feel the backlash brewing, the Roy Moore’s of the world... Read more »

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is still the most infuriating movie

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is still the most infuriating movie
Time has not softened me on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. This movie has so many WTF moments that it makes my head spin. You have over 600 pages of material to work with and you’re going to drop random, pointless scenes into the middle of the movie? I strongly object. The Harry Potter movie... Read more »
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Why Cersei Lannister is my favorite Game of Thrones Character

via GIPHY I love villains. That is to say, I love complex, fictitious villains. I think it’s important to start with that. No one lives their lives purely black or white; we all fall in the moral gray ground between the two, and so do heroes and villains. That’s why we get annoyed with good... Read more »

When did I fall in love with writing?

When did I fall in love with writing?
I’ve been writing here and there for as long as I can remember but only seriously started trying to make an art of it for the past two years. After I graduated last May, I was tearing through one of those “find your bliss” type of books and realized what a fool I’ve been to... Read more »

After all this time? A Tribute to The Boy Who Lived

  To kick off my 2017 Reading Challenge, I decided to begin with the Harry Potter series. It’s only been a few years since I’ve read all seven books cover to cover, but it felt like a necessity to start 2017 off with my favorite wizard. We could all use a little extra magic and... Read more »
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